Eugene Alford, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Education & Training

, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio

Traumatic optic neuropathy and second optic nerve injuries
Guy, WM, Soparkar, CNS, Alford, EL, Patrinely, JR, Sami, MS & Parke, RB 2014, JAMA ophthalmology, vol 132, no. 5, pp. 567-571. DOI:

Management of the 'tight orbit' and associated visual loss
Alford, EL & Soparkar, CNS 2013, Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, vol 21, no. 4, pp. 417-422. DOI:

Trigeminal trophic syndrome
Setyadi, HG, Cohen, PR, Schulze, KE, Mason, SH, Martinelli, PT, Alford, EL, Taffet, GE & Nelson, BR 2007, Southern Medical Journal, vol 100, no. 1, pp. 43-48. DOI:

Head and neck: Editorial
Weber, RS, Abemayor, E, Adams, GL, Adelstein, DJ, Alavi, A, Alford, E, Al-Sarraf, M, Alvi, A, Ambinder, R, Amdur, R, Amedee, RG, Anand, VK, Andersen, P, Anderson, T, Ang, KK, Antonelli, PJ, Ariyan, S, Aviv, JE, Ayala, A, Baatenburg de Jong, RJ, Backous, D, Bailey, BJ, Baker, S, Baloch, ZW, Barnes, EL, Barrera, J, Bastian, R, Batsakis, JG, Bauman, N, Becker, D, Beenken, S, Beitler, JJ, Berke, G, Blacklock, JB, Blackwell, K, Blitzer, A, Blom, E, Bolger, WE, Bone, RC, Boyd, J, Boyd, D, Boyle, J, Braakhuis, B, Bradford, C, Bradley, PJ, Brakenhoff, R, Breitbart, W, Brizel, D, Brock, WA, Brown, RE, Brown, A, Buatti, J, Burgess, MA, Burkey, B, Busse, P, Byers, RM, Cabanillas, F, Cady, B, Calcaterra, T, Calhoun, K, Califano J. J, Callender, DL, Campbell, BH, Carew, J, Carey, T, Carey, TE, Carrau, RL, Carroll, WR, Cassisi, NJ, Chalian, AA, Charous, S, Chen, A, Cheney, M, Cheville, A, Chonkich, G, Chonkick, G, Civantos, F, Clark, KF, Clayman, G, Close, LG, Cohen, JI, Coleman, JJ, Coleves, AD, Coltrera, MD, Cooper, J, Costantino, P, Cotton, RT, Couch, M, Crumley, RL, Cullen, K, Cummings, C, Cunningham, M, Curley, SA, DAgostino R.B. J, Davidson, BJ, Davidson, TM, Davis, RK, Davis, RE, Day, T & Delclos, L 2001, Head and Neck, vol 23, no. 12, pp. 1021-1023. DOI:

The SOOF lift as an adjunct in rehabilitation of facial paralysis: Help or hype?
Alford, EL 2001, Facial Plastic Surgery, vol 16, no. 4, pp. 345-349. DOI:

Endoscopic browlift is the superior method for rejuvenation of the forehead and brow
Alford, EL 2001, Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol 127, no. 1, pp. 90-91.

Neural anatomy of the radial forearm flap
Boutros, S, Yuksel, E, Weinfeld, AB, Alford, EL & Netscher, DT 2000, Annals of Plastic Surgery, vol 44, no. 4, pp. 375-380.

Quality of life and disease-specific functional status following microvascular reconstruction for advanced (T3 and T4) oropharyngeal cancers
Netscher, DT, Meade, RA, Goodman, CM, Alford, EL & Stewart, MG 2000, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol 105, no. 5, pp. 1628-1634.

Sensory recovery of innervated and non-innervated radial forearm free flaps: Functional implications
Netscher, D, Armenta, AH, Meade, RA & Alford, EL 2000, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, vol 16, no. 3, pp. 179-185.

Facial reanimation for chronic facial paralysis
Alford, E & Kahn, JB 1998, Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, vol 6, no. 4, pp. 276-280. DOI:

Free composite myo-osseous flap with serratus anterior and rib: Indications in head and neck reconstruction
Netscher, D , Alford, EL, Wigoda, P & Cohen, V 1998, Head and Neck, vol 20, no. 2, pp. 106-112. DOI:

Orbital involvement in allergic fungal sinusitis
Klapper, SR, Lee, AG, Patrinely, JR, Stewart, M & Alford, EL 1997, Ophthalmology, vol 104, no. 12, pp. 2094-2100.

Baseline and post-treatment assessment of the general health status of head and neck cancer patients compared with United States population norms
Funk, GF, Karnell, LH, Dawson, CJ, Means, ME, Colwill, ML, Gliklich, RE, Alford, EL & Stewart, MG 1997, Head and Neck, vol 19, no. 8, pp. 675-683. DOI:

An algorithm for management of residual posttraumatic calvarial defects in adults
Netscher, D, Stal, S, Shenaq, SS, Alford, EL & Valadka, A 1997, Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma, vol 3, no. 1, pp. 36-45.

Intracranial complications of sinusitis
Giannoni, CM, Stewart, MG & Alford, EL 1997, Laryngoscope, vol 107, no. 7, pp. 863-867. DOI:

Combined transconjunctival/intranasal endoscopic approach to the optic canal in traumatic optic neuropathy
Kuppersmith, RB, Alford, EL, Patrinely, JR, Lee, AG, Parke, RB & Holds, JB 1997, Laryngoscope, vol 107, no. 3, pp. 311-315. DOI:

Superficial versus deep: Options in venous drainage of the radial forearm free flap
Netscher, DT, Sharma, S, Alford, EL, Thornby, J & Leibman, NS 1996, Annals of Plastic Surgery, vol 36, no. 5, pp. 536-541.

Free jejunal transfer
Alford, EL 1996, Facial Plastic Surgery, vol 12, no. 1, pp. 69-73.

Basal cell carcinoma on the scalp of an indian patient
Dhir, A, Orengo, I, Bruce, S, Kolbusz, RV, Alford, E & Goldberg, L 1995, Dermatologic Surgery, vol 21, no. 3, pp. 247-250. DOI:

Reconstruction of the tongue
Overholt, SM & Alford, EL 1995, Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, vol 3, no. 4, pp. 261-266.